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In July 1973 the corner of Harwood Street and Commerce street was the scene of a dramatic protest. In a shocking incident Santos Rodriquez – a 12-year-old boy suspected of burglary – was shot to death by a policeman while handcuffed to the back of the officer’s vehicle. As the investigation ensued, a memorial…(Read More)

Today’s post is a flashback/comparison of one area of the Harwood Historic District. The image below merges a historic photo with a modern view, similar to others on Flickr’s “Looking Into the Past” collection. Looking west down the 1900 block of Elm Street from Harwood Street, this stretch of downtown was historically…(Read More)